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nbc 10 news starts now. right now, tightening the laws designed to protect your children. new car seat rules just went into effect today in new jersey. hear what you need to do to make sure you meet the requirements. history and heritage stolen. a family in delaware county has this video showing a thief taking a one-of-a-kind flag from the home's front porch. and september sizzle. we'll warm back into the 90s today. there's more hot weather ahead for this week of september. it's 4:30. good morning. this is nbc 10 news today. i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm chris cato. we got up to 90 yesterday. it looks like more of the same today. meteorologist bill henley is here with more of the first
alert forecast. bill, the humidity will be back again, right? >> yes, it's already elevated this morning. it's the clouds that are missing which has allowed the temperatures to cool off a little compared to yesterday. we're in the 60s for pottstown, doylestown, 72 in trenton. millville is 71 degrees and 74 at philadelphia international. just a degree or two cooler northeast philadelphia and roxborough. we'll see the temperatures climb from the 70s through the 80s and into the 90s this afternoon. and it is going to be a quick warmup. 6:00, 73 degrees. 80 by 9:00 and then upper 80s and still climbing with nothing but sunshine. none of the clouds will hold the temperatures back like we saw yesterday. it will be a hotter and humid afternoon today. we'll go through the forecast neighborhood by neighborhood when i'm back in ten minutes. jessica boyington standing by right now with your first alert traffic. >> bill, we're on new jersey right now, out in new jersey on the 42 freeway right around runnemede at the new jersey turnpike. on the northbound side, that's
where the cars are going, where most of the traffic will start to accumulate in the morning hours. a five-minute drive time still headed northbound from 55 up towards the walt whitman bridge. no problems getting it as of right now. if you're heading out in the philadelphia area, 95 southbound from woodhaven road up towards the vine street expressway, we still have a 13-minute drive time, 12 minutes on the schuylkill headed eastbound towards the vine street expressway. no problems on the blue route headed southbound from the schuylkill to 95.[ @(t&háhp &h% that's about a 15-minute trip there. if you're heading out the door in lower merion, watch out for this accident scene, belmont avenue and east city avenue. chris? happening today across new jersey, new rules for child safety. >> this has to do with car seats, specifically rules that are based on the weight and the age of your child. some changes to that. nbc 10's matt delucia is live in pennsauken. matt, this is really important because these rules determine whether you can get pulled over and ticketed, right? >> some parents say they really didn't understand the old rules.
now the law has changed. it's a little bit clearer, if you will and tougher as well. here's what you need to know, starting today, kids who are up to 2 years old or 30 pounds must be in a rear-facing seat. even if your kid is tall enough or the legs are long enough to hit the back of the seat, it really doesn't matter. up to 4 years old or 40 pounds they must have front-facing seats must have a five-point harness. booster seat changes from 8 years old and a -- 80 pounds has also changed. >> we have to cars. >> he always uses it. not today, not right now. >> reporter: as of yesterday, the nine was up to $25. now it can go up to $75. but here is the really big
question. how will this be enforced? trying to get an answer to that big question when i see you again coming up at 5:00. live in pennsauken, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. 73 degrees out side, 4:34. miguel colon turned himself in yesterday. police say he was behind the wheel of a car that hit david and his mother josephine. ìáh% died from his injuries three days after the crash. we spoke to rivera last night. >> i don't even know what to say. i don't. you know, i'm happy that he's behind bars now. now my baby can rest in peace now, you know? i have justice for my son. >> just last week the city offered a $20,000 reward for information leading to his arrest. 4:34 and 73 degrees. happening today, philadelphia
police commissioner charles ramsey will lead a discussion on crime, justice and the american prison system. ramsey will make that presentation at eastern state penitentiary tonight. it's part of the ongoing search light series which features nationally recognized leaders speaking about crime in america. ramsey is expected to talk about community policing and the lessons learned from the recent riots in baltimore and ferguson. video shows a thief ripping this flag from the front porch of a home in astin township. the irish flag has sentimental values to the doughertys. mark dougherty's grandfather started the tradition. >> he flew that out here for years. any kind of a holiday, he always had that flag out. when he was buried this year, we folded that up, had that on the casket. >> anyone with information is asked to call police. 4:35.
preparing for the pope. we are just 25 days away from the pope's visit to philadelphia. this morning, mayor michael nutter and officials with the world meeting of families are holding a news conference to provide the area with an update on the event. this has become almost a weekly ritual for the city now leading up to the visit. yesterday, the open in phl campaign made a splash in center city. city officials were handing out marketing kits to businesses to remind everyone they will stay open. they are saying this was not a reaction to reports that some businesses were afraid they'd have to close their doors during the visit. the mayor tells us nearly 1.5 million people are expected to visit the city that weekend. officials in new jersey are estimating 10,000 tour buses will be used toç transport visitors. nutter says that those are way off base. >> completely wrong. there's never a number that anyone ever talked about. >> the deadline for tour buses to register with the world meeting of families was
yesterday. and the world meeting of families unveiled the prayer cross yesterday which will be the focal point for the youth congress. this was made by students and staff at mercy vocational high school in north philadelphia. the cross stands ten feet tall and is designed to be filled with notes of love and hope. nbc 10's app has everything you need to know about the pope's visit and the world meeting of families which is a triennial catholic event designed to celebrate the family. for mass transit changes and road closures to details about how locals are preparing, download the free nbc 10 news app now. 4:37. now to a developing story. asian stocks plunged overnight. japan's nikkei average lost 724 points which is nearly a 4% drop. china's stock exchange also down. today's drop comes after poor manufacturing numbers from china. coming up at 5:00 we'll check with cnbc about what this may mean for wall street investments here. imagine walking out the door this morning and realizing your
car is stolen. >> that's going to make you late for work. >> it happens about 700,000 times a year. some cars and trucks are more popular than others for thieves. ahead, what every driver needs to know. survival skills you certainly need them if you work in the oval office. today, hear why president obama will be using his in the great outdoors. we're cooling down. 73 degrees at 4:38. your neighborhood by neighborhood forecast is just ahead. yoplait greek 100.
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now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. 20 minutes before 5:00. it was hot yesterday. it's going to be hotter today. this morning we are in the clear. clear skies over the entire area has brought the temperatures down compared to yesterday morning. we're off by 4 in northeast philadelphia, 73 degrees right now. but it's plenty muggy outside, 76% humidity. satellite and the radar completely clear. that clears the way for a quick
warmup during the day today. all seeç sunny skies and 87 at camel back mountain. look at the 90s from bethlehem to fleetwood, pennsburg and morgantown. low 90s in each of those locations. by the weekend, though, things turn cooler. we have 85 degrees on saturday. a bit warmer sunday but much less humid for both days. seven-day forecast when i come back in ten minutes. all righting with bill, 20 minutes till 5:00 now. time for another check of the roads. we'll see if any of those overnight construction projects have wrad pped up. >> jessica boyington watching that for you this morning. >> we're on 422 around the pa turnpike. you can actually see not a lot in terms of traffic in the area. you can see, we are losing out a little bit of the right-hand shoulder due to that ongoing construction. we don't have an accident scene right now. eastbound heading towards the schuylkill expressway, no problems. speaking of the schuylkill expressway, if you're moving through the conshohocken, right
in here, you can see everything is moving along nicely and cars are greene. 12 minutes and 11 minutes headed westbound. that's pretty quick from the vine street expressway up towards the blue route, average speed 61 miles an hour. if you have to catch anything for mass transit, so far for this morning, you'll be just fine. new jersey transit, patco and septa running on time with no delays. you may be relying on mass transit if you're one of the 700,000 people every year that have their cars stolen. >> some models are more popular targets. is your car one of them? hear good advice to keep your car safe. not sa fast. the company that runs these tram cars on atlantic city's boardwalk isn't very happen we with the city right now. hear why you may get left behind.
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british-based monitoring group said isis destroyed the structure. it no long stands but the extent of the damage is not known. this could be the second temple isis has destroyed in the area within the last month. this morning, officers with the lapd are now wearing body cameras. leaders rolled out the first wave of body cameras in that department yesterdpd all officers in l.a. are now required to wear them. >> just like he or she has been assigned a gun an a badge, that officer has a camera. >> the only way the public will be able to view the images from an officer's body camera is in that footage is used as evidence in court. philadelphia police are also testing body cameras in a pilot program. he hopes to see all street officers with the cameras over the next three to four years. officials released nearly 7,000 pages of hillary clinton's e-mails during her time as secretary of state. about 150 of those e-mails have been heavily sensored, redacted
because they have information that is now considered classified. state department officials say that information was not identified as classified at the time the clintons sent or received the messages on her private e-mail server. the presidential candidates are expected to spend close to $4.5 billion on advertising campaigns during this election cycle. that's according to "the wall street journal." so far, tv ad spending on the presidential campaign is up 900% compared to the 2012 campaign. online ad spending is outpacing the last election so far, up 700%. 4:46 now. president obama challenged world leaders to do something about climate change. the president is in anchorage, alaska for the three-day englishenglish -- glacier conference. he's urging action against global warming. >> human activity is disrupting the climate, in many ways faster than we previously thought.
the science is stark. >> president obama's trip will include seeing those melting glaciers, meting at a record-setting rate and looking at eroding coastline. today, president obama will put his survival skills to the test. he's taping a special episode of "running wild with bear grylls." which airs right here on nbc 10. now yousç nbc 10 first aler weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> 13 minutes before 5:00 and we have a hot day ahead of us. right now with clear skies, the temperatures are running a little bit lower than yesterday. yesterday morning we had clouds in this view from here at the nbc 10 studio. it's in the clear for allentown, 70 degrees, atlantic city is 73 and it's 74 with just a few thin clouds over philadelphia at philadelphia international. completely dry at the shore, no sign of any showers today.
it's going to be a sun in, warm one into the 80s at the shore. satellite looks like there are no clouds and there are none in our immediate area. you have to look way offshore or well off to the north and west to find any clouds. wet weather completely out of the picture for the next few days. hot and humid, lots of sunshine, 90s this afternoon with just a light breeze out of the north. 3 to 8 miles an hour. tomorrow, another hot and humid day. 93 the high temperature. a few scattered clouds on wednesday. come thursday, it comes even hotter up to 95 and the humidity will still be with us thursday afternoon. it will be muggy on friday but with showers and thunderstorms brewing later on friday, that will keep temperatures lower up to 87 degrees. and if you're a fan of less humid conditions, you'll probably like this weekend, saturday 85 and lots of sunshine in the 80s again on sunday, then back up to 90 monday afternoon. >> which means a good hair
weekend. don't think i wasn't listening to that, bill henley. i know what that means. >> is that what you would say? >> of course. we're focused. >> cross our fingers. >> we are focused on lower humidity. let's focus on your ride to work. >> things are not too humid on the roads right now, let's hope, nbc 10's jessica boyington is watching the blue route for us. >> it's actually nice and empty. that's a good thing. right around germantown pike if you're headed southbound, northbound no problems, not even a car in sight. smooth sailing out the door there. as we head out the door forward to 202, we can see the drive times there. all the cars are green. they're moving. we have noç increase in the bre times whatsoever. 11 minutes northbound or southbound from route 30 up towards the schuylkill expressway. so far, a quiet tuesday morning. as for mass transit, the same story across the board, new jersey transit, patco and septa having no problems or delays. more drive times coming up in
the next ten minutes. people in the atlantic city boardwalk may not have to watch the tram cars as often. when it won the bid last year to operate, it believed city council would let it advertise and raise fares. that hasn't happened. now the company is blaming the city for financial problems. it says it may cut service in the offseason and during offpeak hours. new child safety seat laws are in effect in new jersey. if they're not strapped in properly or not sitting the right way, you could get a ticket. speaking of driving, keep an eye on your ride. we have the list of most stolen cars. what you should keep in mind so you don't become the next victim.
4:52. next week supporters plan to rally for pennsylvania's top lawyer. kathleen kane, the attorney general is charged with leaking secret grand jury information to a philadelphia newspaper and lying about it under oath. kane said she did nothing wrong. she's hired a lawyer to look into disciplinary matters for her. she wouldn't say whether the supreme court is moving toward suspending her law license. the national organization for women is slamming philadelphia's district attorney after two prosecutors were caught sending pornographic e-mails from state computers. the e-mails were released after a request by kathleen kane. kane said that frank tina and mark costanzo helped rig the charges against her because she exposed her pornographic e-mails.ç seth williams says he is
weighing action against them. a burlington county town is launching a new program to prevent dui-related deaths. it's called operation evesham saves lives. starting friday, the township is rolling out a free trolley service and a new app. the trolleys will pick up and drop off patrons at restaurants with liquor loans and the app lets restaurants and patrons know when the next trolley is due to arrive. >> if you're an evesham restaurant and you're in one of our businesses that sells alcohols, you're one of our restaurants or bars, we are going to bring you home for free. we're going to transport you home. >> evesham has not had a dui-related death since 2009. there has, however, been a spike in dui arrests. 4:54 now. from our nbc 10 jersey shore bureau, atlantic city's casinos are calling on governor chris christie to sign a financial assistance package. the casino association of new jersey says if he doesn't sign
that package, it could cost city taxpayers $50 million a year. the state legislature passed those measures in june but the governor hasn't taken action yet nor has his office commented on the situation. stockton university is weighing several offers for the former show boat casino property that it owns in atlantic city. the university's board of trustees held a special meeting yesterday to consider those options. the school's acting president says he hopes to sell the property in the near future. stockton bought the casino last winter hoping to turn it into a satellite campus but legal issues have kept that from happening. the national insurance crime bureau released its annual list of the top ten most stolen vehicles in the u.s. >> in 2014, the honda accord was the most stolen car, more than 51,000 were stolen. here's a look at the remaining vehicles, the honda civic, the full size ford pickup and full size chevy pickup, dodge
caravan, the nissan and max ma.ç the national insurance crime bureau has some advice to protect your car from being stolen. >> number one, it's so simple but so many people fail to do it. take your keys with you, even when you're running into the convenience store to pick up a cup of coffee or whatever. take your keys with you. it's surprising the number of people who have their cars stolen simply because they left their keys in the vehicle. >> the bureau also recommends drivers consider installing audible alarms and an ignition immobilizer. be careful about where you park. when parking at night, always park in a well-lit area. four minutes before 5:00. new jersey governor and republican presidential candidate chris christie stopped by "the tonight show" with jimmy
fallon. >> we told you this was going to happen. >> donald trump is in the lead of all those polls. is this a surprise to you? >> oh, no, i completely expected that. didn't you? >> no. >> of course, everything he does is fabulous, spectacular, amazing. >> not a bad impression, right? >> fallon said he thought christie would be the one yelling at people on the campaign trail. that's more of your thing. you're watching nbc 10 news. nbc 10 news today at 5:00 a.m. starts now. >> nbc 10 news starts now. >> a baby in a stroller is one of three people hurt after a car slammed into a group of people on the road. this morning, we're checking on their conditions and the investigation into the crash. tougher new car seat laws go
into effect in part of our aia today, and they're not just for infants. we'll break down the rules parents need to know. it may be september 1st but it still feels like summer out there. today it's really going to feel like summer. the nbc 10 first alert weather team is trackingç temperatures and our next chance for rain. we haven't had that stuff falling from the sky in a while. >> we sure need it. >> i'm chris cato. >> i'm tracy davidson. it's 73 degrees just before 5:00. let's begin with meteorologist bill henley in the first alert weather center, find out what's ahead. bill? >> it is a warm start this morning. most of the area is calm. there is a little bit of breeze blowing in philadelphia. a westerly warm breeze this morning. temperatures in the 70s to start with, 60s for pottstown and allentown but low 70s in millville and wilmington. we will see sunshine and a quick warmup today. 73 degrees at 6:00. look at the 80s for 9:00 and at lunch time, close to the 90 degree mark. i'll go through the forecast
neighborhood by neighborhood when i'm back in ten minutes. but right now, it's time for your tuesday morning traffic on tuesday, september 1st, 2015, with jessica boyington. >> bill, we're on 95 around cottman avenue. that was bill waiting for me to get to my spot. through the work zone, everything moving along southbound, woodhaven road up towards the vine street expressway, about a 14-minute trip. 59 miles an hour is the average speed. the rest of the majors are doing okay also. if you're heading out the door on 95 right through delaware, all the cars are green, everything is moving. ten minutes, northbound or southbound from 295 up toward 495. coming up in the next ten minutes we check in with the schuylkill expressway and see if the drive times are staying put there. chris and tracy. >> thanks. happening today, new car seat rules go into effect for drivers in new jersey and they affect kids up to 8 years old. nbc 10's matt delucia joins us with the change that parents
need to know about. walk us through this, matt. >> reporter: there's an updated law this morning, tracy, as well as tougher fines. all based on how you put your kids in the car. now, here's what you need to know with that new law in effect today. kids who are up to 2 years old or 30 pounds must be in a rear-facing seat, even if they done did the fit in the seat, perhaps they're tall or their legs are long.ç it does not matter. up to 4 years old or 40 pounds, front-facing seats with a five-point harness. and the booster seat requirement of either up to age 8 or 80 pounds changes to kids under 8 years ole or under 57 inches. some parents, especially those with more than one kid say they often get confused. police were also somewhat confused with all of this. there's the hope that the gray area is cleared up. >> previous legislation didn't deal with that. it was just very vague.